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Front of the property
View from the terrace area
Enjoy an evening in the lounge
lounge area
view from the lounge window
A spacious dining area
Time to eat
Fully equipped kitchen area
 Double with an en-suite
En-suite shower room with WC
Doulbe room
Bunk bedroom
Large family bathroom with separate shower
Family bathroom with a rolled bath
View from the top terrace
Front of the property
Brixham marina
A short walk to the marina
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2 / 18  View from the terrace area
3 / 18  Enjoy an evening in the lounge
4 / 18  lounge area
5 / 18  view from the lounge window
6 / 18  A spacious dining area
7 / 18  Time to eat
8 / 18  Fully equipped kitchen area
9 / 18   Double with an en-suite
10 / 18  En-suite shower room with WC
11 / 18  Doulbe room
12 / 18  Bunk bedroom
13 / 18  Large family bathroom with separate shower
14 / 18  Family bathroom with a rolled bath
15 / 18  View from the top terrace
16 / 18  Front of the property
17 / 18  Brixham marina
18 / 18  A short walk to the marina

The Lookout - Brixham

Brixham, Devon

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Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 2
Change Sat
pets Dogs welcome 2
Waterside views
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Spacious characterful period property over three floors
  • Elevated private decked area perfect for al fresco dining
  • ideal location for Breakwater, coastal walks and the beaches
  • Spectacular views of Brixham harbour and beyond to the sea
  • Walking distance to the town centre and harbour
  • Excellent base for exploring Torbay , Dartmouth Totnes and Paignton Zoo
Property code: BX027

Three-storey period property with attractive original features, offering stunning views of Brixham harbour, within walking distance of the town centre and beaches.

Sleeping eight in four bedrooms, this delightful end-terrace house is perfect for families and groups alike. Located in a seaside town but within easy reach of the rural Devon coastline, dotted with coves and beaches just waiting to be explored, there is something to suit everyone in a large group. Party members can split and fill the days with exciting outdoor activities or strolls around the picturesque marina, before returning to dine together alfresco on the raised decked terrace, marvelling at the spectacular views across the water to Torquay.

Perched above the road, this charming property is reached by either a seven-step or 17-step flight of stairs, flagged by wrought iron railings, and as such enjoys spectacular views over the marina. Simple and tastefully decorated, homely touches make this a welcoming home-from-home. Reflecting the surroundings, a nautical theme with tones of blue, white and cream is found throughout warmed with wooden furniture. Gather together in the homely and cosy living room to watch a film against the backdrop of the coal-effect electric fire. Enjoy sociable dinners at the dining table and, on chilly evenings, warm up with the wood burner-effect electric fire. The kitchen, though modestly sized, has everything guests will need to make themselves at home. Open the door out onto a small courtyard with steep steps to the raised decked terrace. Back inside, find the master bedroom with en-suite and the family bathroom, which has a sumptuous roll-top bath and separate walk-in shower, on the first floor. On the second floor, find the three further bright yet cosy bedrooms. Behind the property, there are three level terraces, accessed from the ground floor by steep steps, which are the perfect space to enjoy drinks whilst taking in the stunning views. The property provides guests with a free parking space for the marina car park, which is 400 metres from the property and must be arranged before arrival.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

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  • Four bedrooms:
  • 3 doubles and 1 bunk bedroom
  • Please note access to the bed in the third double is restricted to one side only
  • Bathroom with bath, shower, and WC, plus en-suite shower room to the first-floor bedroom with walk-in shower and WC
  • Smart TV and DVD
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Coal-effect electric fire in the lounge and electric effect log burner in the dining room
  • Oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and washing machine
  • Electric and heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Highchair and Travel cot
  • Beach, pub, and shops all within walking distance
  • The property is accessed via a single flight of steep steps from the road.
  • Paid for parking space available in nearby marina car park provided which must be arranged prior to arrival
  • Parking is either on the road or in the marina car park
  • Please note you can stop on the road opposite the Lookout for as long as is reasonably necessary for the purpose of picking up or dropping off persons and their luggage.
  • Brixham is busy fishing village situated on a very steep hill, so access to some parts of the village can be challenging.
  • Many of the amenities and cottages in Brixham are accessed via steps some of which can be steep. Please contact us if you have specific requirements.
  • There are many small winding streets that are not suitable for cars.
  • Dogs are allowed on the Breakwater beach from 1st October to 31st March. The nearest green area for dogs is Churchill gardens approx. 300metres along Berry Head Road towards the Marina car park.

Brixham has a wealth of shops, cafes, and pubs, with a popular self-guided walking tour exploring its chequered history. Breakwater Beach (0.5 miles) and St Mary’s Bay Beach (1 mile) are within easy reach of Brixham town. Further afield, tackle the walk to Man Sands (5.5 miles), a quiet beach, or visit Slapton Sands (12 miles) for walks along the seafront and coastal paths. For water sports, visit Broadsands Beach Watersports Centre (3.5 miles), with paddleboard adventures at The Paddle Shack (5 miles) or try kayaking at Sea Kayak Devon (5 miles). On land, try caving, climbing, abseiling at Devon Adventure (5.5 miles), with Dynamic Adventures CIC (12.5 miles) offering high ropes, archery and mountain biking. During wet weather, visit the Escape Paignton (5.5 miles) or Escape Room Torquay (8.5 miles) for some problem-solving fun.

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Front of the property
View from the terrace area
Enjoy an evening in the lounge
lounge area
view from the lounge window
A spacious dining area
Time to eat
Fully equipped kitchen area
 Double with an en-suite
En-suite shower room with WC
Doulbe room
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Sally Burt

This property is personally managed by Sally.

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 9 guest ratings

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Reviewed by C S 23rd October 2021

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This is a fantastic home, it overlooks the trawler fleet in the harbour. The views are to die for!! If the weather is favourable, the climb to the upper garden/balcony seating area is worth it. The fixtures and fittings are really comfortable. It is a climb to the house if you use the first set of stairs, there is an easier set of stairs to the lefRead moret side of the terrace around mid-way. However, I think that is going to be the case in most area's of Brixham. Hide

Reviewed by Michelle 7th August 2021

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Amazing holiday cottage with idyllic views, comfy beds and perfect for our large family. The bathrooms were large, clean Anns fresh and the kitchen very well equipped with everything you could possibly need, including sharp knives. The huge dining room table was perfect and we especially loved the top garden seating area, which was worth the climb Read moreup the steep steps. We spent most evenings up there with its incredible view. We loved it so much, we booked for next year before we left! Hide

Reviewed by Sue 31st July 2021

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The location is great. Just a couple of minutes walk to the front. The steps, although mentioned, were challenging, both to the house and the back terrace. Although once on the terrace the views were amazing. There is a parking permit to the house but the parking is located in the multi storey car park at Breakwater about a 1/4 mile away. Having saRead moreid that we had a good holiday. We sighted both a seal and dolphins in the harbour, which was an added bonus. The house was well equipped. Hide

Reviewed by C S 24th October 2020

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This is a wonderful cottage and location. Wonderful night views over the fishing harbour and easy access to many areas surrounding Brixham. Many complain about the car parking, not a problem for us, we use public transport or walk. Every thing is provided for a great holiday. We come back to 'The Lookout' every year, Oct' time, we love it. Lots of Read morewalking areas, dog lovers included. Very close are 'The Cove/WW2 Battery' and 'Berry Head nature reserve'. Plus the Dartmouth train/river boat exp'. Hide

Reviewed by Natalie 17th October 2020

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Good location, great base for getting around Brixham. Near the harbour, town centre and breakwater beach. Steps, steps and more steps. If anyone has small kids or mobility issues I wouldn't recommend this house. The steps are steep and worn at the front and back. Getting the bins down and back up them was also a bind. There isn't any parking at theRead more house at all. We were advised there were 3 parking bays outside the house we could use to unload our vehicle but these were permanently taken. Hide

Reviewed by Gillian 22nd August 2020

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The Lookout is in the perfect location. It is close to the town and harbour. We'd also recommend the BerryHead Hotel which is a short, flat walk. The cottage has many steep stairs so those with mobility problems will find this property difficult. It's comfortable and beautifully furnished. The beds are extremely comfortable. The kitchen is well equRead moreipped and everything is very clean. However, the rear of the cottage could do with some maintenance to make it safer and it also needs lighting. Hide

Reviewed by Alison 1st August 2020

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The house is lovely, and is clean and spacious. The bedrooms are very good with comfortable beds. The bathrooms are also very decent, but could perhaps do with some extra selving for toiletries. The property is in a great position, very near the harbour, shops and pubs. The views from the decking are wonderful, but the steps to reach this are very Read moresteep and somewhat worn in places, so great care is needed. We had a very good holiday and found lots to do in Brixham and the surrounding area. Hide

Reviewed by Andy 25th July 2020

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Reviewed by Susan 28th December 2019

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Very handy to town and beach, lovely views of the harbour

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LOCATION

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